menadione

noun men·a·di·one \ ˌme-nə-ˈdī-ˌōn , -dī-ˈ \

Definition of menadione

: a yellow crystalline compound C11H8O2 with the biological activity of natural vitamin K

Origin and Etymology of menadione

methyl + napthalene + di- + ketone


Medical Dictionary

menadione

noun men·a·di·one \ ˌmen-ə-ˈdī-ˌōn, -dī-ˈ \

medical Definition of menadione

: a yellow crystalline compound C11H8O2 with the biological activity of natural vitamin K called also vitamin K3

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